Vivienne Chow

viviennechowHonorary Lecturer
vivienne@viviennechow.com

Vivienne Chow is an award-winning journalist and critic specialising in arts, culture and cultural politics. She currently works as an independent writer and contributes to global media including Variety, Quartz, Artsy, BBC World Service as well as Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post. She also lectures on culture and media at universities. In 2014 Vivienne founded Cultural Journalism Campus, a non-profit education initiative promoting cultural journalism, art criticism and art appreciation among young people. The initiative was awarded Merit in Arts Education by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2015. Previously, Vivienne spent a total of 15 years at the SCMP covering arts, culture and cultural politics. She was awarded the IJP Fellowship 2015 for mid-career journalism training and research cultural policies in Berlin, Germany. She holds a degree in journalism from CUHK and a master’s degree in cultural studies from HKU researching cultural policy.